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  1. Only Half of Needed Funds Provided for Nepal Quake Relief: OCHA

    27 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Only $210 million USD-- about half of the $422 million USD humanitarian appeal launched to help Nepal in the wake of last April’s devastating earthquake-- has been received to date, the United ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2015 - 10:18

  2. Monsoon Rains Increase Risk of Water-Borne Disease in Nepal: Plan International

    30 Jun 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal’s monsoon season, which has brought heavy rains and landslides, is also increasing the risk of poor sanitation services and the spread of water-borne disease, particularly given the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2015 - 10:49

  3. Heavy Rains Trigger Floods, Landslides in Nepal

    29 Jun 2015- 10:15 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU NDTV Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in the past three days have killed at least four people and submerged over two thousand houses in three districts of western Nepal. In a separate ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2015 - 10:15

  4. Doctors Warn of Potential Hepatitis E Outbreak in Nepal

    19 Jun 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal An international group of doctors is warning of a potential hepatitis E outbreak in Nepal during the country’s monsoon season, which typically begins in July. The disease is spread through ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2015 - 10:14

  5. Nepal Needs $100 Million to Restore Water, Sanitation and Hygiene to Pre-Quake Status

    15 Jun 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal It will cost at least $100 million USD to restore water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services to pre-earthquake levels in those districts of Nepal that were hardest hit by the 7.8-magnitude ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2015 - 10:00

  6. Himalayan Glaciers Could Shrink by 99 Percent by 2100: Study

    4 Jun 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal If greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase, glacier volume in the Nepalese Himalayan region could shrink by 70 to 99 percent by 2100, according to a new study by researchers in Nepal, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2015 - 10:04

  7. Landslide Blocks Nepal's Kaligandaki River

    26 May 2015- 10:50 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Nepali Times Thousands of people living along Kaligandaki River have fled their homes fearing a flash flood after a massive landslide blocked Kaligandaki River. Kaligandaki River has virtually dried up ...

    Local Press Report - 05/26/2015 - 10:50

  8. UK Aid Groups Warn of Waterborne Disease Threat in Nepal

    6 May 2015- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A group of 13 UK-based humanitarian aid groups warned this week that there is a high risk that cholera, dysentery and other serious waterborne diseases will break out in Nepal in the aftermath ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2015 - 11:05

  9. Quake-Damaged Pipes Leave Kathmandu Without Water; UN Appeals for Funds

    4 May 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Residents of Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, are facing severe water shortages after last week’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake destroyed water pipelines in the city. Water tankers are now the main ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2015 - 10:37

  10. Nepal Quake Affects Hydropower Plants

    1 May 2015- 08:56 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU International Water Power and Dam Construction Concerns have been raised that hydropower plants in Nepal may have been badly affected by the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake which hit the country at ...

    Local Press Report - 05/01/2015 - 08:56

  11. Nepalese Quake Victims Highlight Poor Relief and Rescue Work

    28 Apr 2015- 09:45 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU New Kerala Disaffection mounted in Nepal on Monday as people hit hard by the country's worst earthquake in 81 years alleged poor relief and rescue work, a point frankly admitted to by officials. ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2015 - 09:45

  12. Nepal’s Earthquake Victims in Urgent Need of Water, Food Shelter: Aid Workers

    27 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The 7.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend has killed over 3,700 people and left survivors in urgent need of water, food items and shelter, according to aid workers. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2015 - 10:22

  13. Nepalese Board Approves Hydropower Projects

    17 Feb 2015- 10:30 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Energy Business Review The Nepal Industrial Promotion Board (IPB) has approved the development of hydropower projects in the county. The proposal to develop 92% FDI-funded 65MW Kaligandaki Upper hydro ...

    Local Press Report - 02/17/2015 - 10:30

  14. US Constructs Emergency Tube Wells in Nepal

    11 Feb 2015- 10:32 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Business Standard The US along with Nepali armed forces has constructed seven deep tube wells in the Kathmandu Valley at a cost of USD 1.3 million to provide emergency water supply in the event of a ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2015 - 10:32

  15. India to Fund Nepalese Hydropower Project

    26 Jan 2015- 11:05 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Economic Times India has come forward to fund Pancheshwar multi-purpose project of Nepal worth Rs 1500 crore for countering the Kheri floods in the region here. The Indian government has resolved to fund ...

    Local Press Report - 01/26/2015 - 11:05

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